Luke Atkins

Film, Music, and Television Critic

Luke’s Annual Awards


Film

2019

Gold: Parasite

Silver: Roma

Bronze: A Star is Born

Honorable Mention: Annihilation

2020

Gold: Soul

Silver: Tenet

Bronze: Nomadland

Honorable Mention: Never Rarely Sometimes Always

2021

Gold: Quo Vadis, Aida?

Silver: Dune

Bronze: Judas and the Black Messiah

Honorable Mention: C’Mon C’Mon


Television

2019

Gold: Chernobyl (Mini-Series)

Silver: Vikings (Season 5)

Bronze: Mr. Robot (Season 4)

Honorable Mention: Euphoria (Season 1)

2020

Gold: Lovecraft Country (Season 1)

Silver: The Last Dance (Mini-Series)

Bronze: Unorthodox (Mini-Series)

Honorable Mention: Vikings (Season 6)

2021

Gold: Loki (Season 1)

Silver: Squid Game (Season 1)

Bronze: Lupin (Seasons 1 and 2)

Honorable Mention: Turning Point: 9-11 and the War on Terror (Mini-Series)


Albums

2019

Gold: Ariana Grande – thank u, next

Silver: Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!

Bronze: Solange – When I Get Home

Honorable Mention: Thom Yorke – ANIMA

2020

Gold: Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher

Silver: 070 Shake – Modus Vivendi

Bronze: Taylor Swift – Folklore

Honorable Mention: The Weeknd – After Hours

2021

Gold: Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever

Silver: Vince Staples – Vince Staples

Bronze: Roland Faunte – Needle and Thread

Honorable Mention: Nas – King’s Disease II


Songs

2019

Gold: Billie Eilish – “Everything I Wanted”

Silver: Lana Del Rey – “Doin’ Time”

Bronze: Mac Miller – “Good News”

Honorable Mention: Flying Lotus – “Black Balloons Reprise (Feat. Denzel Curry)”

2020

Gold: Phoebe Bridgers – “Moon Song”

Silver: Phoebe Bridgers – “Kyoto”

Bronze: Taylor Swift – “Cardigan”

Honorable Mention: Drake – “Laugh Now Cry Later (Feat. Lil Durk)”

2021

Gold: Olivia Rodrigo – “Traitor”

Silver: Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”

Bronze: Kanye West – “Off The Grid”

Honorable Mention: Julien Baker – “Hardline”